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Ahousaht First Nation v. Canada (Fisheries, Oceans and Coastguard), 2019 FC 1116, 2019 FC 1116

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on

This case involved an application for an interlocutory injunction by five of the 14 Nuu-chah-nulth group located on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.  The injunction was for the increase of their allocation of AABM chinook salmon of at least 5,000 additional pieces. In a lengthy decision (65 pages), the court rejected that application on the grounds that: (a) The …

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Blaney v. British Columbia (Minister of Agriculture Food & Fisheries), 2005 BCSC 283

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on (Updated )

This was a judicial review application challenging a decision of the Minister of Agriculture Food and Fisheries to approve an amendment of a aquaculture licence allow a change from Chinook salmon to Atlantic salmon. After hearing evidence the court granted a declaration that the Minister had a continuing duty to consult and adjourned the application for judicial review generally.

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